Love Letters

Love Letters

An Anthology

Book - 1976
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A very personal anthology, Antonia Fraser has chosen the letters for their emotional power, or state of love expressed. The categories include Passions, Ecstasies, Fears and Worries, Declarations and Farewells. The anthology includes both the obvious (Byron, Keats, Abelard and Heloise) and the anonymous (a Japanese wife whose husband is in battle, a soldier in the trenches).
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1976
ISBN: 9780297771999
Branch Call Number: 808.86935/LOV
Additional Contributors: Fraser, Antonia 1932-
Curie, Pierre physicist,1859-1906
Disraeli, Benjamin Earl of Beaconsfield,1804-1881
Musset, Alfred de 1810-1857
Burns, Robert 1759-1796
Bashkirtseff, Marie 1821-1884
Henry VIII, King of England,1491-1547
Carlyle, Jane Welsh 1801-1866
Joyce, James 1882-1941
Stendhal 1783-1842
Luxemburg, Rosa 1871-1918
Swift, Jonathan 1667-1745
Vanhomrigh, Vanessa 1687-1723
Carrington, Dora 1892-1932
L'Enclos, Ninon de 1620-1705
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier marquis de,1757-1834
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques 1712-1778
Montesquiou, Robert de 1855-1921
Honoré de Mirabeau, Gabriel Count,1748-1791
Fitzgerald, Zelda 1900-1948
Faraday, Michael 1791-1867
Brews, Margery d. 1495
Mary II, Queen of England,1662-1694
Ibsen, Henrik 1828-1906
Bardach, Emilie 1872-1955
Osborne, Dorothy 1627-1695
Hugo, Victor 1802-1885
Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900
Schumann, Robert 1810-1856
Liszt, Franz 1811-1886
Balzac, Honoré de 1799-1850
Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864
Hawthorne, Sophie
Keats, John 1795-1821
L'Espinasse, Julie de 1732-1776
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French,1808-1873
Drouet, Juliette 1806-1883
James I, King of England,1566-1625
Byron, George Gordon Byron Baron,1788-1824
John, Ida 1873-1906
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791
Von Meck, Nadejda 1831-1894
Terry, Ellen Dame,1847-1928
Ruskin, John 1819-1900
Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790
Millais, Euphemia Chalmers Gray Lady,1828-1897
Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge 1832-1898
Proust, Marcel 1871-1922
Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826
Bagehot, Walter 1826-1877
Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804
Parnell, Charles Stewart 1846-1891
Fielder, Bert 1882-1916
Chékhov, Antón Pávlovich 1860-1904
Charles I, King of England,1600-1649
More, Thomas Sir, Saint,1478-1535
Desmoulins, Camille 1760-1794
Catharine of Aragon
Tichborne, Chidiock 1558?-1586
Raleigh, Walter Sir,1552-1618
Cromwell, Oliver 1599-1658
Alexandra Empress, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia,1872-1918
Rush, Benjamin 1745-1813
Furse, Jill 1915-1945
Hervey, John First Earl of Bristol,1665-1751
Hervey, Elizabeth
Borgia, Lucrezia 1480-1519
Puri, Gopal
Voltaire 1694-1778
Steele, Richard Sir,1672-1729
Chopin, Frédéric 1810-1849
Shigenari Lady
Héloïse 1101-1164
Abelard, Peter 1079-1142
Strachey, Lytton 1880-1932
Wollstonecraft, Mary 1759-1797
Thomson, Dorothy 1897-1961
Kafka, Franz 1883-1924
Harris, Frank 1855-1931
Diderot, Denis 1713-1784
Smith, Madeleine Hamilton 1835-1928
Bernhardt, Sarah 1844-1923
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 1749-1832
Baudelaire, Charles 1821-1867
D'Agoult, Marie 1806-1877
De Joinville, Prince 1818-1900
Alternative Title: Margery Brews to John Paston
Benjamin Disraeli to Mary Anne Wyndham Lewis
Pierre Curie to Marie Sklodovska
Alfred de Musset to George Sand
Robert Burns to Clarinda (Agnes MacLehose)
Judy to Roddy in Dusty Answer by Rosamond Lehman
Marie Bashkirtseff to Guy de Maupassant
King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn
Jane Welsh Carlyle to Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle to Jane Welsh Carlyle
Standhal to Madame Curial
Rosa Luxemburg to Leo Jogiches
Vanessa (Esther Vanhomrigh) to Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift to Vanessa (Esther Vanhomrigh)
Theon to Theon his father
Vincent to Anna in Voyage in the Dark by Jean Rhys
(Dora) Carringting to Mark Gertler
Ninon de l'Enclos to the Marquis de Sévigné
Marquis de Lafayette to Aglaé de Hunolstein
Jean Jacques Rousseau to Countess Sophie d'Houdetot
Robert de Montesquiou to Jean Couchaud
Letter of the Fair Maid of Astolat in Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory
James Joyce to Nora Barnacle
Count Gabriel Honoré de Mirabeau to Sophie de Mounier
Zelda Fitzgerald to F. Scott Fitzgerald
Michael Faraday to Sarah Barnard
Queen Mary II to King William III
Henrik Ibsen to Emilie Bardach
Emilie Bardach to Henrik Ibsen
Dorothy Osborne to William Temple
Victor Hugo to Adèle Foucher
Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas
Robert Schumann to Clara Schumann
Franz Liszt to Marie D'Agoult
Honoré de Balzac to Madame Hanska
Nathaniel Hawthorne to Sophia Hawthorne
Sophia Hawthorne to Nathaniel Hawthorne
John Keats to Fanny Brawne
Julie de l'Espinasse to Hippolyte de Guibert
Napoleon Bonaparte to Josephine Beauharnais
Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo
King James I to Geroge Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham
Lord Byron to Lady Caroline Lamb
Lord Byron to Teresa Guiccoli
Ida John to Dorelia (Dorothy McNeill)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Constance Weber
Nadejda von Meck to Piotr Tchaikovsky
Ellen Terry to George Bernard Shaw
John Ruskin to Effie Gray
Effie Gray to John Ruskin
Benjamin Franklin to Madame Brillon
Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) to Gertrude
Marcel Proust to Louisa de Mornand
Marcel Proust to Laure Hayman
Thomas Jefferson to Maria Cosway
Walter Bagehot to Elizabeth Wilson
Lady Pelham to Sir John Pelham
Alexander Hamilton to Mrs Hamilton
Charles Stewart Parnell to Katharine O'Shea
Bert Fielder to Nell Fielder
Taus to Apollonios
Anton Chekhov to Olga Knipper
King Charles I to Queen Consort, Henrietta Maria
Sir Thomas More to Margaret Roper
Anonymous suicide note
Camille Desmoulins to Madame Desmoulins
Catharine of Aragon to King Henry VIII
Chidiock Tichborne to Agnes Tichborne
Sir Walter Ralegh to Lady Elizabeth Ralegh
Oliver Cromwell to Elizabeth Cromwell
Czarina Alexandra to Czar Nicholas II
Benjamin Rush to Julia Rush
Jill Furse to Laurence Whistler
John Hervey, First Earl of Bristol to Elizabeth Hervey
Elizabeth Hervey to John Hervey, First Earl of Bristol
Marcel Proust to Antoine Bibesco
Gopal Puri to Kailash Puri
Voltaire to Olympe Dunoyer
Sir Richard Steele to Mary Scurlock
Frederic Chopin to Delphine Potocka
Lady Shigenari to Lord Kimura Shigenari
Heloise to Abelard
Abelard to Heloise
(Dora) Carrington to Lytton Strachey
Lytton Strachey to (Dora) Carrington
Mary Wollstonecraft to Gilbert Imlay
Dorothy Thomson to Sinclair Lewis
Franz Kafka to Felice Bauer
Frank Harris to Rita (Erika Lorenz)
From the Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon
Serenos to Isisdora
Denis Diderot to Sophie Voland
Madeleine Smith to Pierre Emile l'Angelier
Sarah Bernhardt to Victorien Sardou
Marcel Proust to Madame Straus
Charles Baudelaire to Madame Sabatier
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to Charlotte Buff
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to Charlotte Stein
Prince de Joinville to Rachel Félix and her reply


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